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Invasive Species

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  • EPA agrees to strengthen ship ballast rules

     
    The federal government has agreed to develop more stringent national regulations governing the discharge of ship ballast water, which has been a major source of troublesome invasive species in California and other states. Under a settlement filed...
  • 'Killer bees' attack San Diego County man

     
    A 40-year-old Alpine man was taken to a hospital after he was attacked by swarm of "killer bees," according to a report by KSWB-TV. The man suffered an allergic reaction after he was stung about 10 times while doing landscaping......
  • Women sue over bed bug infestation at Glendale motel

     
    Three women who allege they were bitten more than 100 times by bed bugs at a Glendale hotel will get their day in court, their attorney said....
  • Angeles National Forest trails update, post-Station fire

     
    A few of the most popular trails in the Angeles National Forest front country that were damaged by the 2009 Station fire may reopen by Memorial Day, according to acting forest supervisor Marty Dumpis at a recent event on the......
  • Fish and Game Q&A: Why are tags and licenses needed for hunting feral pigs?

     
    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: Please explain why the Department of Fish......
  • More global trade means more forest pests

     
    Along with U.S. manufacturing jobs, you can count another victim of global trade: American trees. The most destructive forest pests from abroad are arriving at an accelerated pace, according to a new study. Between 1990 and 2006, new ones were......
  • L.A. too feeling bedbugs' bite

     
    New Yorkers aren't the only ones coping with creepy, crawly bloodsuckers. Bedbugs have turned up in the Golden Triangle retail district of Beverly Hills and inside homes and apartments in more than two dozen local communities. "It's really all over......
  • Budget cuts halt Santa's helicopter visits to Newport Beach schools

     
    The Newport Beach Police Department is halting what had been a city tradition: flying in Santa and Mrs. Claus on a police chopper for visits to local schools. “It was a department budget issue,” said Sgt. Steve Burdette, a Newport......
  • Wanted: the red palm weevil, tree killer

     
    The red palm weevil, an insect widely considered to be the biggest threat to palm trees worldwide, has been discovered in Laguna Beach — the first time the Southeast Asian pest has been detected in the United States. The discovery......
  • Fashion infestation: Bedbugs are so hot right now

     
    This whole New York City bedbug thing seems to have legs, and the little critters are cropping up all over the pop-culture landscape these days -- most recently in an episode of HBO's "Bored to Death." Before that, they invaded......
  • Monster Mash: Trial ends for ex-Getty curator Marion True; Lincoln Center suffers bedbug outbreak

     
    Legal saga: The trial of former Getty Museum antiquities curator Marion True ended Wednesday in Rome when judges ruled that the statute of limitations had expired on criminal charges that she had conspired to traffic in looted art. (Los Angeles......